News Archive 2017

1.11.2017

NEXT Biometrics chosen by Fujitsu as future supplier of consumer and commercial PC fingerprint sensors

Oslo Norway, November 1, 2017

Reference is made to press release of May 23rd 2017.   NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (OAX:NEXT) today announced that Fujitsu Client Computing Limited has implemented NEXT fingerprint sensors in consumer and commercial Notebook and Tablet products. NEXT has already delivered the initial volumes and expect the volumes to increase over the coming months.

Ritu Favre, CEO of NEXT, said, “ Fujitsu’s extensive testing regime has yet again confirmed the fundamental importance of sensor size.  Suppliers targeting to offer security and convenience for close to 100% of a population simply can not compromise on size. Going forward NEXT will continue to optimize the performance of our systems with the aim to serve quality focused brand name customers like Fujitsu over many years to come.»

Kenichi Fujii, VP of Commercial Mobile Business Division of Fujitsu Client Computing Limited comments:  «After extensive testing of a range of sensors Fujitsu has for its both consumer and commercial PC products chosen NEXT as its sensor supplier.  Implementing larger sensors Fujitsu will provide end users with a better user experience at uncompromised security levels.»

 

ABOUT NEXT Biometrics:
Enabled by its patented NEXT Active Thermal principle, NEXT Biometrics (www.nextbiometrics.com) offers large high-quality area fingerprint sensors in both rigid and flexible formats. The sensors are can be implemented in a wide range of product formats, including smartcards, notebooks, time & attendance, usb-sensors, smartcard readers, secure tokens and access control systems and many more are targeted.

NEXT BIOMETRICS GROUP ASA is a publicly listed company headquartered in Oslo, Norway and with sales, support and development subsidiaries in Seattle, Silicon Valley, Taipei, Prague and Shanghai.

Media and Investor contacts for NEXT Biometrics:
Ritu Favre (CEO), Ritu.Favre@nextbiometrics.com
Knut Stålen (CFO),  Knut.Stalen@nextbiometrics.com